Program: #00-13, Air Date: 03/27/00
Program: #03-46, Air Date: 11/17/03
One of the themes from the 2003 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht was the work of Lowlands composer Phillipe de Monte--this concert by the great Concerto Italiano directed by Rinaldo Alessandrini traces the use of Guarini's poetry from de Monte to Monteverdi.
Program: #15-38, Air Date: 09/14/15
This 1592 Venetian publication gave us 29 madrigals by 29 different composers; it is reconstructed for us by the King’s Singers.
Program: #15-30, Air Date: 07/20/15
Three superb recordings give us music in Prague in the 16th century, and two Polish masters, Nikolaj Gomolka and Grzegorz Gorczycki (with The Sixteen once again!)..
Program: #14-42, Air Date: 10/13/14
Three new releases give us different perspectives on late 16th century music: from the motif of the earth trembling, to Freiburg Cathedral in 1594, to the always arresting Don Carlo Gesualdo.
Program: #14-29, Air Date: 07/14/14
The latest from Cinquecento looks at songs for the Hapsburg Court, including rarely recorded composers like Jean Guyot and Jacobus Vaet.
Program: #04-18, Air Date: 04/26/04
All of the music on this program comes from a recording made of the concert by the Trinity Baroque conducted by Julian Podger from the 2003 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht. It traces the influence of Philippe de Monte (1521-1603) on the great English composer William Byrd (1543-1623).
Program: #04-13, Air Date: 03/22/04
All of the music on this program comes from a recording
made of the concert by the Gesualdo Consort of Amsterdam directed by Harry van der Kamp from the 2003 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht.
Program: #04-04, Air Date: 01/19/04
NOTE: All of the music on this program was recorded live at the 2003 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht. It features the Capella Currende and Concerto Palatino directed by Erik van Nevel, who argues that composers of the Lowlands defined European music in the Renaissance.
Program: #13-43, Air Date: 10/21/13
Music from recent releases celebrating the English high Renaissance and the composers from John Taverner (c.1490-1545) to Martin Peerson (c.1571-1651), centering on Thomas Tallis and William Byrd.